Author: Corey Williams, Associated Press Writer

New Details Emerge Surrounding The Death Of U.S. Sgt. La David Johnson In Niger Ambush

As the country honors those who have served in the military this Veterans Day, new details have emerged surrounding the death of a Black U.S. Army Sgt. whose body was discovered in a small village in Niger in October, The Hill reported.

What To Know About The Temporary Protection Status For Haitians In The U.S.

Nearly 50,000 Haitians will find out whether they will be deported by Thanksgiving Day as the expiration date for their Temporary Protection Status is fast approaching, the Miami Herald reported.

Google Grants Non-Profit $1 Million To Expose Black Boys To Tech Careers

In efforts to diversify the STEM industry and expose African-American youth to career paths within the field, Google granted $1 million to a non-profit organization that is dedicated to creating a stronger Black male presence in tech, the Huffington Post reported.

New $5 Million Initiative Empowers Black Developers To Revitalize Detroit

A new $5 million initiative launched in Detroit will help Black real estate developers rebuild the city, Black Enterprise reported.

New $5 Million Initiative Empowers Black Developers To Revitalize Detroit

A new $5 million initiative launched in Detroit will help Black real estate developers rebuild the city, Black Enterprise reported.

John Kelly Ignores Slavery And Attributes Civil War To ‘Lack Of Ability To Compromise’

 

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly disregarded slavery as a cause of the Civil War and praised Confederate General Robert E. Lee during an interview with Fox News on Monday morning.

Black Female Entrepreneur Nets $48 Million For Robotic Pizza Startup

Black women are making moves in entrepreneurship. Weeks after two women made crowdfunding history, another Black woman earned $48 million for her robotic pizza startup, Tech Crunch reported.

North Carolina Central University Receives $16.3M To Fight Racial Health Disparities

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities—a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health—awarded North Carolina Central University a $16.3 million grant to study health issues that affect African Americans, the Triangle Business Journal reported.

Chicago Public School Students Trading Stocks By Fourth Grade?

A Chicago elementary school is prepping its students to invest in stocks by the time they reach the fourth grade, Black Enterprise reported.

Study Shows Black Men Are At High Risk For Oral HPV

A new report surrounding oral HPV-related cancer cases among men shows that African Americans are at a higher risk of being affected by the growing epidemic, NBC News reported.

‘Drop Squad’ Turns 23: Here’s Who It Would Target Today If It Really Existed

Spike Lee, the champion of bringing Black imagery to the big screen, has always been a visionary filmmaker. That’s why it should come as no surprise that “Drop Squad,” a film he executive produced, has seemingly become more relevant than ever after it was released 23 years ago today. That’s due in no small part to the presidential candidacy and subsequent election of Donald Trump, which has not only emboldened White supremacists, but certain Black folks, too.

Chicago Public School Students Trading Stocks By Fourth Grade?

A Chicago elementary school is prepping its students to invest in stocks by the time they reach the fourth grade, Black Enterprise reported.